YPD makes three promotions within the department

The Yakima Police Department promoted three of their men Friday. Officer Ryan Wisner and Officer Ritch Fowler are now Sergeants. Sergeant Jay Seely was promoted to Lieutenant.

The promotion ceremony took place this morning at the Holiday Inn on 8th Street in Yakima. The promotions leave the department with openings that can take 12 to 18 months to fill.